When was the last time you checked your water heater?
Water heaters can cause water damage in your home. The best way to combat these future damages is to inspect your water heater. Residents of Newburgh, Jasper, and surrounding areas, follow these tips to help prevent future water damages from your water heater.
Water Heater Inspection:
- Inspect the rod every two years, or every year once the warranty has expired. You want to be able to see if the rod needs to be replaced.
- Flush water heater tanks every six months to remove sediment by attaching a garden hose to the valve at the base. You want to be safe, so make sure you first turn off the power and run hot water until it is cool.
- Call a professional, like a plumber to inspect your water heater. Once a year is desired if you can. This is one of the best ways to combat future water damages. Signs of broken valves and loose or wet joints and rust are a sign that more severe damage is coming.
No one wants a broken water heater, as they are expensive and can commit water damages that pile on financial damages. Follow these tips to save your family from costly repairs or replacement.